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Brock: A visit with four of the many men moving to Dickinson

July 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

While waiting outside for the oil to get changed in the company car on what was a beautiful summer day last week, I struck up a conversation with four other guys who were also waiting for their vehicles.
They told me their names, but those are less …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: Much can be learned about oil industry in a day

May 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

I attended the Williston Basin Petroleum Conference in Bismarck on Wednesday.
This year’s theme is Bakken Strong and the main three areas of focus were economy, technology and opportunity. Technology was what blew me away at last year’s conferen…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Candidates for U.S. House, state ag commissioner races debate for first time

May 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — North Dakota candidates for Congress and state agriculture commissioner squared off in the first statewide debates of the election year Thursday night in Bismarck.
Ryan Taylor, a cattle rancher and former state senator from Towner whose…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: Modern inventions are more for pleasure than necessity

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

The longer I live, there is a growing list of inventions that I never could have imagined.
Most fail in comparison to the amazing new things my grandparents witnessed in their life, like automobiles, tractors, airplanes, spaceships, running water, e…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: Modern inventions are more for pleasure than necessity

April 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

The longer I live, there is a growing list of inventions that I never could have imagined.
Most fail in comparison to the amazing new things my grandparents witnessed in their life, like automobiles, tractors, airplanes, spaceships, running water, e…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: Baseball isn’t fair, as hard as they try

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Baseball, like life, isn’t supposed to be fair. Baseball is a game I dearly love and should not be confused with other sports.

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Brock: Baseball isn’t fair, as hard as they try

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

This week I decided to go to a movie that was based on a popular book. I have heard multiple things about it, including the statement that it was nothing like the beloved story it was based on. Others have said it has the potential to be one of the b…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: Baseball isn’t fair, as hard as they try

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

This week I decided to go to a movie that was based on a popular book. I have heard multiple things about it, including the statement that it was nothing like the beloved story it was based on. Others have said it has the potential to be one of the b…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: Living the ‘Good Life in North Dakota’

March 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

Last week, the North Dakota Economic Development Foundation announced plans to raise $2.5 million for a recruitment plan “Find the Good Life in North Dakota.”
The campaign will promote North Dakota as a great place to live, work and raise a fami…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Brock: Living the ‘Good Life in North Dakota’

March 26, 2014 in Uncategorized

Last week, the North Dakota Economic Development Foundation announced plans to raise $2.5 million for a recruitment plan “Find the Good Life in North Dakota.”
The campaign will promote North Dakota as a great place to live, work and raise a fami…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com